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Unread 08-11-2010, 01:00 PM   #1
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Is it possible to replace the 4.0L I6 engine in my 96 Jeep Cherokee Sport with a 5.2L v8 from a 96 Grand Cherokee Laredo?

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Unread 08-11-2010, 01:36 PM   #2
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Anything is "possible" with enough technical skills or money.

The simple answer is no, there is not enough room under the hood for anything but a GM 350. With any engine swap you have to deal with the electronic engine controls, emissions testing, transmission fitments, stronger axles, installing/adapting a transfer case, etc.

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